Part 4: On perseverance, industry, resilience, self-confidence, self-reliance, resourcefulness, daring, fortitude, and invulnerability
Pa á ní ńjẹ́ ọgbẹ́, tiiri níńjẹ ọfà; bí a bá ta á ṣe là ńwá a; bí a ò bá wá a a dẹran ìdin.
A sharp report is what accompanies a machete wound; a flying motion is the characteristic of an arrow; if one hits a prey one should go in search of it; if not it becomes meat for maggots.
(Always follow through in your pursuits.)
Pà-pà lójú lẹ́ẹ̀kínní, pà-pà lójú lẹ́ẹ̀kejì; bójú náà ò bá fọ́, bàì-bàì ní ńdà.
A blow to the eye the first time, and a blow to the eye a second time; if the eye does not go blind it will only see dimly.
(Continual attacks will eventually leave their mark on the victim.)
Páńdọ̀rọ̀-ọ́ já, ará rọ ìyá ẹ̀.
The fruit of the sausage tree drops, “and” its mother knows relief.
(Relief is sweet after one's burden has been lifted.)